Call for presentations


IQ International Conference Track



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The 2017 MIT International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ) is featuring an IQ International Track.
This track will feature case studies, IQ frameworks and methodologies, data governance, evolution of Chief Data Officer (CDO) roles and other topics of interest to information quality executives and practitioners. We are now accepting proposals for presentation for this conference.
Suggested topics for proposals include, but are not limited to:

  • Information quality and CDO roles
  • Information quality and data governance strategies for big data
  • Information quality for advanced analytics
  • Building good information quality culture
  • Frameworks and methodologies for information quality and governance
  • Root-cause problem-solving, Lean and Six-Sigma case studies
  • Information quality and regulatory compliance case studies
  • Data governance for data warehouse and data lake
  • Information quality, governance and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Mapping and documenting information flow
  • Data preparation for advanced analytics
  • Business process improvement
  • Leading organizational change
  • Maturity models for information quality and data governance

Important Dates

  • Deadline to Submit a Proposal: extended to June 16, 2017
  • Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2017
  • PowerPoint Presentations Due: August 20, 2017
  • Conference dates: October 6-7, 2017

Speaker Conditions

  1. All speakers agree to provide their presentation to IQ International in an unprotected MS PowerPoint file, no later than 1 September 2017. Speakers not meeting this deadline may be removed from the program. Presentations will be made available to conference delegates, in secured PDF files.
  2. By submitting a proposal, speakers agree to the following standard copyright and reproduction terms of this event. Copyright in original presentation material remains with the speaker. The speaker will grant a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, which permits reproduction of the material for noncommercial purposes, but does not permit adaptation without seeking specific permission. IQ International and UALR are granted the right to record, reproduce and distribute each presentation in all forms of printed and electronic summit materials, including, but not limited to, a summit USB or CD, printed attendee notes, the summit website or other online sites, and audio and/or video recordings (digital and/or analog), and distribute for a fee, without royalties or fees payable to speaker. There are no exceptions to these requirements.
  3. All sessions will be rated by the audience for commercial content. Speakers who are judged by the audience to have made an inappropriate sales pitch for their company, book, product or service during a conference session risk having their presentation interrupted and/or halted, and will not be invited to participate at future conferences.
  4. By submitting a proposal, speakers agree that they have permission from their organization to make the presentation under the terms outlined in this Call for Presentations. If you do not have approval at the time you make the proposal, you must indicate this clearly in the Submission form.
  5. Speaker registrations must be completed at least one month prior to the start of the conference in order to be included in the conference program and materials.
  6. All Conference speakers are responsible for their own registration, travel and living expenses
  7. Please email isaac.osesina[at] if you have questions regarding this Call for Presentations.

Submit your proposal

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More Details about the Proposal Submission Form

You will be asked to indicate your agreement with the Speaker Conditions listed above.

You will also be asked to provide the following:

  • Contact info, portrait picture and biography (150 words max) for each speaker. Please do not provide a resume/CV and do abide by the word limit.
  • Presentation title and abstract (1000 characters maximum). The abstract must include 3 to 5 bullets that list the main topics, take-aways etc. of your proposed presentation.
  • Presentation Type (30 min Conference Session or Panel).
  • Presentation Target Audience (Business / non-IT or IT; Staff / Individual contributors or Managers and Executives).
  • Presentation Level (Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced).
  • If you have given this presentation before, and where and when.
  • Your audio-visual equipment requirements above and beyond the standard lavaliere microphone, projector and screen.


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